can't manage to compile ghc6

Simon Marlow
Fri, 30 May 2003 15:42:45 +0100

> I'm having trouble compiling ghc6.  I have two versions of ghc
> installed at the moment, one is 5.04.2 from Debian, and another is a
> CVS snapshot from some time back that I've been using because it fixes
> a pet bug of mine.  I can't seem to use either of these to build ghc6
> from source on i386 linux.  The failure seems to be occuring during
> the make boot stage.  Is there any particular compiler I need to build
> ghc 6?

Are you using GCC 3.3 by any chance?